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  • compact shrubs

    Compact Shrubs That Provide Color, Interest, and Excitement to the Landscape

    Today's landscapes tend to be small. Even where space is available, many gardeners tend to have other interests and obligations that leave them with less time to cultivate a large…

  • espalier apple tree

    Tiny Side-Yard Makeover

    My name is Kerry and I live in Portland, Oregon. When I moved into my home eight years ago, the small side yards consisted of concrete and a chain-link fence.…

  • colorful foliage plants

    A Lot of Garden in a Small Space

    Today we’re off to the Pacific Northwest to visit Jen Titilah’s garden, a small space filled with lots and lots of beautiful plants. I've always loved plants and the happiness…

  • two unique container plantings

    Tips and Tricks for Successful Container Gardening

    Are you confined to a balcony, deck, or patio yet yearn to embrace your passion for all things horticultural? You have no reason to contain your enthusiasm. A window box,…

  • Design

    Two Takes on a Courtyard Garden

    Some may say that the risks involved with designing a small space are far less than those associated with designing a big one. After all, if you mess up, you…

  • Article

    Filling a Small Garden With Diversity

    Antigonum Cajan submitted these photos of his small but incredibly diverse garden in Puerto Rico. He’s shared his garden with us before, and today it is nice to revisit his tropical…

  • Article

    Making a Small Space Work

    Today’s photos come from Kate McMillan’s 50-foot by 100-foot city lot in Portland, Oregon. Gardening on a small city lot is definitely challenging when it comes to privacy and how…

  • Article

    Small but Perfectly Formed

    Jill O’Hara sent in these images of her creative use of what seems like a really small garden site. Here’s what she had to say: I’ve been enjoying the pictures…

  • Design

    How to Make a Small Garden Look Larger: Creating an Illusion of Space

    Land is somewhat hard to come by in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. When a real estate listing mentions “land,” it sometimes just means enough space to squeeze between yours and your…

  • Design

    Trees for Tight Spaces

    Think you don't have room? Never feel restricted again with these small problem solvers